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'''Louis Armstrong''' (August 4, 1901 – July 6, 1971),Armstrong said he was not sure exactly when he was born, but celebrated his birthday on July 4. He usually gave the year as 1900 when speaking in public (although he used 1901 on his Social Security and other papers filed with the government). Using Roman Catholic Church documents from when his grandmother took him to be baptized, New Orleans music researcher Tad Jones established Armstrong's actual date of birth as August 4, 1901. With various other pieces of collaborative evidence, this date is now accepted by Armstrong scholars. See also ''age fabrication''. Armstrong had no middle name, but a 1949 ''Time (magazine)|Time'' magazine profile unofficially gave him the middle name of Daniel. The census and baptismal records confirms he had no middle name. nicknamed '''Satchmo'''For "satchel-mouth." or '''Pops''', was an American trumpeter, composer and singer who was one...
Birth nameLouis Daniel Armstrong
Birth date{{birth date|1901|8|4|mf=y}}
Death date{{death date and age|1971|7|6|1901|8|4|mf=y}}
Death placeCorona, Queens, New York City, New York (state)|New York, U.S.
Death causeHeart attack
Resting placeFlushing Cemetery
Other namesLouis D. Armstrong
"Ambassador Satch"
Years activec. 1914–1971
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